Fort Lauderdale, Mayor Dean Trantalis And Surfside discussed on Brian Mudd


Each and every man and woman that's out there is doing the best that they possibly can to find survivors and to help mitigate disaster that's happened. Indeed, as contributions from Fort Lauderdale's fire rescue as well being made in Surfside. We, of course, will keep you posted on everything out of Surfside and coming up at 11 o'clock. Of course, we'll have the advisory from the National Hurricane Center, bringing you the latest on Elsa as well Speaking of Fort Lauderdale, there is a lot that's happening right now. And the not so boring company has stepped up. What they're really interesting proposal for the city here to talk about it. World Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis you may fall at Dean Trade. Tell us on Twitter, Miss Mayor tell us what the not so boring company has has offered to you. Hey, Good morning and thank you for inviting me here this morning. Yes. So the, uh the boring company, which is headed up by Elon Musk has brought to our city an opportunity that I think is going to be a real game changer for us in terms of trying to deal with our The challenges we've had over the years in terms of traffic and access. And, uh uh, this tunnel project that they are proposing would go from the bright line station here in downtown and take people through under Neath the whole Las Olas Boulevard area all the way to the beach. So that people coming from, say, Coral Springs or Cooper City, or the or any of the western parts of the suburbs who want to come to Fort Lauderdale Beach, but Continue to be hassled by the You know the clock streets that we have, because we're a popular place. It's great. We're thankful for that. But sometimes it gets very frustrating. So we met with these folks earlier this year and visited their their test tunnel. They did one in Las Vegas. Um, and they also did one in Los Angeles. We got to see the concept, essentially, uh, 2 12 ft tunnels and what what it is, is that, uh, Tesla drivers are stationed at either end to take passengers through the tunnel. So it's not just you or I would be driving. These would be, uh, professional drivers take you to the tunnel from point A to Point B. Catch you there, three or four minutes. And you completely eliminate the problem that we have now, Uh, the experience itself is great light sound that alone would be worth the worth

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